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In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson Author:Bette Bao Lord, Marc Simont (Illustrator) In 1947, a Chinese child comes to Brooklyn where she becomes Americanized at school, in her apartment building, and by her love for baseball.
Based on the author's own childhood this book is interesting on several levels. First of all it is humorous, enjoyable, heart touching story. Next - it takes a good look at the problems of child immigrants to the USA. And third - the problems and how they are handled provides relevant interest for all.